Protein Skimmer Safety Requirements

Please take great care when installing and using this protein skimmer. This is an electrical device and, as with any electrical device used in or around an aquarium, caution needs to be exercised. Failure to do so may result in electrocution, fire, serious bodily injury or even death. Please follow these safety requirements carefully, as failure to do so will void the warranty and could cause serious safety hazards.

  • NEVER operate the skimmer/pump if it has been damaged or is malfunctioning.
  • NEVER operate the control box in a wet location or with wet hands.
  • NEVER re-wire, re-configure or modify the skimmer/pump in any way.
  • NEVER use with generators.
  • NEVER grab the pump or control box by the electrical cord as this may cause the wires to become exposed.
  • ALWAYS unplug the skimmer/pump before doing any work on the skimmer.
  • ALWAYS leave a bit of slack in the electrical cord to help absorb any pump vibrations.
  • ALWAYS use of a GFCI (Ground Fault Interrupter).
  • ALWAYS keep away from children.